Members and other key community stakeholders are encouraged to help shape the future of the Everett Station District by participating on one of our several committees and work groups. If you would like to join a committee, contact Brock Howell at .
Business Improvement Area (BIA) Steering Committee
The BIA Steering Committee listens to the broader community about desired programs and services that a future BIA could provide and makes decisions regarding the shaping of a BIA proposal, including services, boundaries, and assessment rates. The committee is made of property owners representing a broad cross-section of the neighborhood's business activities and property sizes.
Housing Work Group
The Housing Work Group thinks strategically about how future infill development can be done in a wa that protects existing industrial and commercial activities and take advantage of the future light rail to accommodate the city's future residential and employment growth, while building a sustainable and affordable mixed-use community in Everett's front porch neighborhood. The Housing Work Group meets on the first Monday of each month.
Streetscape & Mobility Committee
Closely aligned with the Housing Work Group is the Streetscape & Mobility Committee, which is looking for opportunities to better manage freight needs and stormwater runoff issues while creating safer streets and sidewalks for people walking and biking, whether they're employees, customers, or commuters. In addition, the Streetscape & Mobility Work Group considers on-street parking issues, transit planning, transportation demand management and organization-led activities to encourage active transportation commuting & lifestyles.
Smith Avenue Work Group
The Smith Avenue Work Group discusses challenges and solutions related to the criminal behavior and safety concerns along Smith Avenue, especially under the I-5 bridge and along the BNSF railway. ESDA staff works closely with the business owners, Everett Gospel Mission, Everett Police Department, Everett Transit, and other city officials to address the challenges and implement solutions.